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Dec 14

Floral Acts of KindnessYvette

Recently Yvette along with Bloom Graduates ran a charity flower arranging event by Floral acts of kindness. Bloom College graduate Isabelle De Solier came up with the idea for Floral Acts of Kindness last year when her synagogue (TBI) was holding its annual “Mitzvah (Good Deed) Day”, Isabelle said “I wanted to run a volunteerRead more

Oct 22

17 key Questions to ask when choosing a floristry schoolYvette

1. Are the teachers qualified Florists and qualified teachers/facilitators? 2. Can I take my flowers and materials home? 3. Will I get a full range of seasonal high quality flowers to learn with? 4. Is there a limit on class sizes or are classes allowed to be overfilled? 5. Are step by step guides andRead more

Aug 25

Emily Dwyer fulfilling the need for creativity through flowersYvette

Meet Emily Dwyer an enthusiatic Bloom student with a focus on a bright future…. What did you do before studying floristry? Before studying floristry, I completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Sociology at the University of Melbourne. I had the privilege of travelling to Mexico City to study immigration and human rights.Read more

Aug 22

Wired Wedding Posy Bouquet | How to make a Posy Flower ArrangementYvette

Learn how to make a Posy Flower Arrangement with this live demonstration from our Floristry Career Course. Support wires are used to secure the flowers prior to construction, and the methods for a range of different flowers are demonstrated to create this gorgeous Wedding Posy Bouquet. For more free arrangement videos, join our FREE Budders ClubRead more

Jul 31

Flower Girl NYC – Denise PorcaroYvette

Florist Denise Porcaro

On my recent trip to the US, I stopped by Flower Girl NYC in New York. Owner and renowned florist Denise Porcaro and I broadcast live online from her shop to share insights into the Floristry industry and to create their signature arrangement, Flower Girl. You can watch the recording below. And here’s a few of myRead more

Jul 29

Simple Bouquet Arrangement | Hand tied Flower Bouquet Arrangements TutorialYvette

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Did you know Strauss literally means Bouquet in German? Bloom College founder and floristry teacher Yvette Timmins demonstrates how to create a simple hand tied bouquet, recorded during our Floristry Career Course in Port Melbourne. For more free arrangement videos, join our FREE Budders Club community.  

Jul 17

Career Change spotlight – From Nuclear Medicine to flowersYvette

MEET CATHERINE MC GRATH, Catherine joined the Bloom College Career Change Course in March 2017 and has been creating beautiful results. Here’s an insight into Catherine’s journey so far. You can follow her on social media to watch her progression into her new career. Before studying floristry I had been a Nuclear Medicine Technologist atRead more

Jun 29

Symmetrical Bowl Arrangement | How to make a front facing symmetrical flower arrangementYvette

Step back in time and learn an old school traditional flower arrangement. Watch as Bloom College teacher Natalie Raffaele makes a front facing symmetrical flower arrangement, recorded during our Floristry Career Course in Port Melbourne. The symmetrical bowl arrangement is a gorgeous display for the home or office. For more free arrangement videos, join ourRead more

Apr 05

2017 Melbourne International Flower and Garden ShowYvette

Check out how we put together our display from the 2017 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. This year’s show was another huge success and we had a lot of fun. Thanks to everyone who came and visited us!

Apr 04

Make a professional Glass Fish Bowl TerrariumYvette

Filmed Live at our Career Change course in Port Melbourne, learn how a professional florist designs and constructs a Glass Fish Bowl Terrarium. For more arrangement demos, recipe cards and other flower arranging advice, visit www.bloomonline.com.au Before you start making this arrangement, be sure to watch the video carefully and consider what materials you wantRead more

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